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$9.50
xxkqc56171

The Illustrated History of Test Cricket


BENAUD, RICHIE (intro)

Quarto hardcover (VG) in d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Marshall Cavendish 1979

KEYWORDS: specials sport cricket Richie Benaud test match history pictorial history photographs

$28.50
2g14/21

The Time of the Buffalo


MCHUGH, TOM

First edition, super octavo, orange cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gilt lettering & black buffalo motif to spine, gilt lettering & blind-stamped buffalo motif to front board, illus eps, xxiv, 339pp + xi pp index, VG+ (owner's name & address in ink to fep) in d/w, VG+ (some creasing to flaps)

PUBLISHER: Alfred A Knopf 1972

KEYWORDS: Tom McHugh Victoria Hudson buffalo North America natural history Bison latifrons natural history evolution behaviour Indians Europeans extermination

$28.50
2g14/32

Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 1870-1885


HASTINGS, DAVID

Octavo, green light card covers, viii + 294pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Auckland University Press 2007

KEYWORDS: David Hastings New Zealand history maritime history ships boats migrant immigrant sea journeys voyages food health religion crime mutiny

$48.50
2g13/37

Icons Nga Taonga from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa


n/a

Quarto, illus card covers with large French flaps, frontispiece, xiii + 306pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Te Papa Press 2005

KEYWORDS: Museum of New Zealand te papa tongarewa artworks arts artefacts Maori Pacific natural history fossils history paintings collections exhibitions

$16.50
xxaqj56464

The Australian Colonists: An Exploration of Social History 1788-1870


INGLIS, K. S.

First edition, imperial octavo hardcover (nr fine) in d/w (nr fine); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Melbourne University Press 1974

KEYWORDS: specials first edition DS Inglis Australia history colonisation colonists social history

$19.50
xxaqj56466

A Dictionary of Life in Bible Times


CORSWANT, W. & URECH, EDOUARD (Illus)

Imperial octavo hardcover (VG) in plastic-covered d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Hodder & Stoughton 1960

KEYWORDS: specials W Corswant Edouard Urech Bible Biblical times history religion social history early Christians Israelites Palestine flora fauna plants animals minerals religion life holy places

$16.50
xxaqj56470

Burra and District: A Pictorial Memoir


AUHL, IAN

Imperial octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Lynton Publications 1975

KEYWORDS: specials Ian Auhl South Australia Burra Burra mine social history photographic pictorial history record

$30.00
2g18/53

Journal of the Polynesian Society June 1943: Weapons of Coconut Wood from the Cook Islands


Extract from Vol.52 No. 2

SKINNER, H. D.

Super octavo, manila light card stapled wrappers, pages 86-89, illus, VG+ (heavy tanning, owner's name in ink to front covers)

PUBLISHER: Polynesian Society 1943

KEYWORDS: HD Skinner Polynesia Cook Islands history anthropology sociology wood weapons history

$9.00
xxhqh56931

Tales from a Sunburnt Country (volume I)


COLE, LYNN (ed)

this volume only, hardcover super octavo (VG+) d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Readers Digest 2010

KEYWORDS: australian history lynn cole readers digest natural history specials

$39.50
2g20/50

Master and Servant: Love and Labour in the English Industrial Age


STEEDMAN, CAROLYN

Ex library, super octavo, illus light card covers, x + two frontispiece maps + 263pp, VG+ (usu library markings, archival tape reinforcement to gutters)

PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press 2007

KEYWORDS: Carolyn Steedman history 18th century England Anglicanism social thought economic history domestic service Poor law literacy education

$25.00
2g21/46

The Antartctic


KING, H. G. R.

First edition, octavo, turquoise cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, top edges turquoise, illus eps, illus title page, vi + 276pp, illus, nr fine (slight stain to page fore-edges) in d/w, VG+ (slight rubbing, v slight bruising to edges)

PUBLISHER: Blandford Press 1969

KEYWORDS: HGR King Antarctica oceans islands science scientific investigation history polar research natural history

$32.50
2g22/4

Kiwis in Conflict: 200 Years of New Zealanders at War


PUGSLEY, CHRIS & BARBER, LAURIE & MIKAERE, BUDDY &

Quarto, illustrated light card covers with French flaps, illus half-title page & illus verso, 304pp, illus, VG+ (label residue to covers)

PUBLISHER: David Bateman & Auckland Museum 2008

KEYWORDS: Chris Pugsley Laurie Barber Buddy Mikaere Nigel Prickett Rose Young New Zealand military history war photographic pictorial history paintings letters diaries

$60.00
2g22/10

Bibliotheca Australiana #15: Journal of the Resolution's Voyage in 1771-1775


MARRA, JOHN

Ex library, octavo, white glossy heavy card boards with gilt lettering in royal blue decorative panels to spine & front board, folding map + xiii + 328pp, illus, VG- (usu library markings, bruising & rubbing to boards & board edges, vertical stain to rear pastedown, small nick to rear board fore-edge)

PUBLISHER: N Israel Amsterdam & Da Capo Press 1967

KEYWORDS: ex library John Marra Resolution voyage expedition history journal New Zealand Australia maritime history

$55.00
2g22/37

Antarctic Revelations and Beyond: The Timeless Presence of Two Opposing Views


LINN, EVE

Ex library, imperial octavo, illus light card covers with black lettering to spine, 318pp, illus, VG (usu library markings, tape reinforcement to gutters, soiling to page corners)

PUBLISHER: First Edition Ltd 2007

KEYWORDS: Eve Linn Antarctic treaty travel consumerism ecology tourism explorers history natural history flora fauna

$38.50
2g25/13

Antarctica: An Encyclopedia from Abbott Ice Shelf to Zooplankton


TREWBY, MARY (Ed)

First edition, quarto, light blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, illus eps, illus prelims, 208pp, illus, nr fine (slight fading to upper board edges), in d/w, fine

PUBLISHER: David Bateman 2002

KEYWORDS: first edition Mary Trewby Antarctica geology natural history exploration science tourism ecology conservation reference history

$24.50
2g25/24

Dear Dot, I Must Tell You: A Personal History of Young New Zealanders


SCOTT, KEITH

Imperial octavo, white illus light card covers with French flaps & black lettering, 576pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Activity Press 2011

KEYWORDS: Keith Scott New Zealand Dot's Little Folk Otago Witness correspondence column children journalism history children teenagers social history

$35.00
2g22/44

Foundational Fictions: The National Romances of Latin America


SOMMER, DORIS

Super octavo, illus light card covers, xiii + 419pp, VG (fading to spine, slight bruising to cover corners & edges, owner's ex libris label to title page, foxing to page edges)

PUBLISHER: University of California Press 1993

KEYWORDS: Doris Sommer Latin South America politics history literature literary criticism fiction narratology psychoanalysis social history

$25.00
2g22/46

Waihi Borough Council Diamond Jubilee 1902-1962


CLIMIE, NELLIE SCOTT (Ed)

Octavo, orange light card covers with black lettering to front and handwritten 'Waihi' to spine, foreword with photo, illus poem page, 196pp, illus + folding map to rear, VG (fading to spine,)

PUBLISHER: Waihi Diamond Jubilee Committee 1962

KEYWORDS: Nellie Scott Climie New Zealand Waihi diamond jubilee history local families social history

$25.00
xxhqp57444

Rome: the Augustan Age


CHISHOLM, KITTY & FERGUSON, JOHN

Softcover super octavo (VG) lacks d/w ;all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press 1981

KEYWORDS: specials Kitty Chisholm John Ferguson Rome history classical history roman empire Augustus

$14.00
xxhqp57450

Lady Trevelyan and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood


BATCHELOR, JOHN

Ex-library, first edition, hardcover super octavo (VG+) in d/w (VG) ;all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Chatto & Windus 2006

KEYWORDS: ex-library first edition specials John Batchelor art history Lady Trevelyan Victorian Age English history

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